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Ex-US Marine is Prime Suspect in Murder of Okinawa Woman

Japanese police said Thursday that a U.S. military contractor arrested on suspicion of abandoning the body of a young woman on Okinawa is now officially the prime suspect in her murder and rape, in a high-profile case that has sparked outrage on the southern island. Anti-U.S. military sentiment runs deep on Okinawa, where residents have long complained about the heavy presence of U.S. military bases and crime linked to them. The arrest took up a significant part of a Japan-U.S. summit...

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